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Illinois man gets 15 years for burglary in Missouri shooting

Jun. 25, 2019 11:52 PM EDT

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — An Illinois man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after accepting a plea deal in a Missouri drug-deal shooting that left one man dead and another wounded. The Sedalia Democrat reports that 30-year-old Antonio Harper, of the Chicago suburb of Maywood, was sentenced Tuesday after...

Woman accused of swimming across river to escape capture

Jun. 25, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a Columbia woman has been arrested after swimming across a river to escape capture. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that 25-year-old Jasmine Bronger initially took off while deputies were arresting a 55-year-old Sedalia man on outstanding warrants. The Cooper County...

Man sentenced in stabbing death of Sedalia woman in 2018

Jun. 19, 2019 8:54 AM EDT

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — A 29-year-old Missouri man has been sentenced in the stabbing death of a woman in Sedalia. Justin Lewis, of Lincoln, was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years and nearly 31 years, to be served consecutively, for the January 2018 death of 33-year-old Heather McClellan. Lewis was convicted in...

Man's death in western Missouri investigated as suspicious

Jun. 12, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

GREEN RIDGE, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died in western Missouri after an assault was reported. The Sedalia Democrat reports that responding deputies found 32-year-old James Andrew Gill, of Pilot Grove, unresponsive Tuesday night in the small town of Green Ridge. He later died. Pettis County...